The UNESCO Chair on Geoparks, Sustainable Regional Development and Healthy Lifestyles is the first in the world dedicated to Geoparks and Healthy Lifestyles. This UNESCO Chair has as main goal to create an innovative and integrated network of research, teaching and transfer of knowledge, joint research projects and communication for increasing society awareness on these topics, mainly focused in capacity building activities.
Disasters produced by natural hazards strike societies at the heart and affect millions of people every year worldwide. These past months have been particularly destructive, when all have seen the extent of the threat and of our own vulnerability. Cyclones in the Caribbean and the USA have far exceeded in intensity the typical seasonal levels, … Continue reading Message from Director-General of UNESCO on the occasion of the International Day for Disaster Reduction 13 October 2017
Dia Mundial do Turismo: 27 de setembro de 2017 Debate com os alunos da licenciatura em Turismo da UTAD Turismo sustentável – responsável: Cosmética, utopia ou realidade? Mais além da turismofilia e da turismofobia No dia 27 de setembro de 2017 a licenciatura em turismo da UTAD celebrou o dia mundial do turismo com um … Continue reading DEBATE DO DIA MUNDIAL DO TURISMO
UNESCO, as the United Nations’ specialized agency for education, is entrusted to lead and coordinate the Education 2030 Agenda, which is part of a global movement to eradicate poverty through 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Education, essential to achieve all of these goals, has its own dedicated Goal 4, which aims to “ensure inclusive … Continue reading A Decade of Progress on Education for Sustainable Development Reflections from the UNESCO Chairs Programme
In the Argentine city of Tucumán will be held the Argentine Congrees by the National Geological Survey in partnership with the UNESCO Chair on Geoparks, Sustainable Regional Development & Healthy Lifestyles. This event has a main goal the discussion and promotion of potential new territories in Argentina and Latin America which aims to become an … Continue reading Argentine Congress: Geological Heritage, Geoparks, Sustainable Development & Healthy Lifestyles